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Cathryn Orchard
"Art is a Guarantee of Sanity" - Louise Bourgeois.
"Art is a Guarantee of Sanity" - Louise Bourgeois.

Hello my wonderful G+ friends whom I miss due to my own neglect! Please forgive me! 

I am having a flash sale of some old archival quality art prints this weekend over on my Facebook page and I can extend it to Google too if people would prefer to stay over here, where it is warm. 

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Some high quality art prints of some of my previous paintings have been located and I will be holding a flash sale this weekend at amazing prices. If you have had your eye on a Horus, an Isis, or even a chakra painting, this will be the time to get one of these archive quality prints.

More information and other exciting offers soon to come!

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Prints of my latest painting are now available at a very limited First Edition price in an equally limited number. 

15 prints @£15 each! 

Visit my web page to order. They are selling fast! 

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This is the last day I will be able to offer prints without shipping costs. Each set is currently £10 which I hope makes them accessible to most. There are 22 to choose from! 
Happy Third Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law! 

Today is the last day to order prints from the Tarot 22 Art Project with free shipping so head on over to to order today.

The main reasons I don't really use G+ any more is because it is associated with an email account that I don't really use any more. Every now and then I check to see if Google have made any way to move everything over to another email address but it still doesn't seem possible. 

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Its been an exciting first week at +Ouarda Arts. Thank you to everyone so far! 

The more prints sold now, the more there will be in the pot for bigger and better prints being made available of new art works to come. 
Happy Second Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law! 

Thank you to everyone who bought prints on the first day, the free postage offer continues today for the second feast day. 

The Star was by far the most popular yesterday, What about something very masculine today like The Emperor?

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Ahh G+, How I have missed you. Is anyone still out there? Please shout if you are. 

I have set up a new vessel for my artistic endeavours and renamed the old Tarot 22 Project page accordingly. I hope people will support me as much with this as you have all done to date. 
Ouarda Arts is the new name for all of my spiritual and occult art endeavours which will now include the Tarot 22 Art Project which you were all so very supportive of last year.

To reflect this, I have changed the name of this group and this is the logo for the new project. I hope there will be many more exciting art created under this new banner and I hope you will all continue to support my work. 

Thank you all so very much. 

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There is now a new +Tarot 22 Art Project page on my personal website so you can see the entire project all in one place.

I know people are still interested in prints of some of these images which I still have in mind to do as soon as I can.

I will, as ever, keep you posted! Thank you to everyone who supported this project during its progress and all those who continue to do so

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A very sweet short article about art therapy for couples:

"In traditional talk therapy, the goals of couples therapy are to improve communication, improve intimacy, and rebuild trust. Art therapy has all the same goals, but it works from a slightly different angle: It shows the couple their patterns through the process of making artwork together.

In my work with clients, I want to help them see that they’re both looking at the same relationship, but they have two different perspectives. Having a visual of your partner’s ideas creates a more concrete understanding of how you two view things separately. The understanding that is created through the art therapy process will allow an opportunity for the two of you to redefine and redesign your relationship.

Creating art might sound threatening or scary to you and/or your partner. You might be saying to yourself, “But my partner and I are not artists!” Stick figures are welcome, no art making experience needed! In art therapy, what the art looks like isn’t important. The point of it is the shared experience of creating images and building a language of understanding."

Read more at:

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A paper crane with the heart of an Orchard.
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